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How To Entertain This Fall With Fresh Pumpkins, Dahlias Via Better Homes & Gardens Autumn Glow

By   /  September 20, 2014  /  Life, Lifestyle, Party  /  No Comments

As someone who loves the outdoors, fall has to be one of my favorite seasons! The weather is perfect for entertaining outdoors and enjoying all that nature has to offer. If you’re looking to entertain this season, you’ll definitely want to check out the October 2014 issue of Better Homes & Gardens! It is chock full of […]

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Recipe: Learn To Make “The Chew” Chef Michael Symon’s American Sliders!

By   /  September 19, 2014  /  Food and Drink, Life, Lifestyle, Recipe  /  No Comments

Looking for a fun and delicious recipe for the kids this weekend? How about delicious American sliders?! On the Friday, September 19th episode of “The Chew” chef Michael Symon invited guest (and “Celebrity Name Game” host) Craig Ferguson make this fun diner classic that is easy to prepare and takes less than 30 minutes.   […]

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Recipe: Learn to Make “The Chew” Chef Mario Batali’s Shrimp and Spinach Spaghetti with Cream Cheese Tomato Sauce

By   /  September 19, 2014  /  Food and Drink, Life, Lifestyle, Recipe  /  No Comments

Earlier this week on “The Chew” chef Michael Symon created a delicious spaghetti with corn, bacon and jalapeños, and today chef Mario Batali may have topped his tasty dish with his own spaghetti recipe, his shrimp and spinach spaghetti with cream cheese tomato sauce. Not only does it sound scrumptious, it is relatively easy to […]

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Recipe: Learn To Make “The Chew” Chef Michael Symon’s Steak and Potatoes Blue Plate Special

By   /  September 18, 2014  /  Food and Drink, Life, Lifestyle, Recipe  /  No Comments

"The Chew" chef Michael Symon's blue plate special with steak, potatoes, glazed carrots and broccoli (topped with delicious feta cheese)!

Are you on the hunt for a great steak and potatoes recipe your family will love for dinner tomorrow night? If so, you’re in luck! This week on “The Chew”, chef Michael Symon shared his twist on the classic diner “Blue Plate Special”. The best part is it’s easy and takes 30 minutes to prepare!   […]

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Recipe: Learn To Make “The Chew” Chef Michael Symon’s Spaghetti with Corn, Bacon and Jalapeños!

By   /  September 17, 2014  /  Food and Drink, Life, Lifestyle, Recipe  /  No Comments

Chef Michael Symon's spaghetti with corn, bacon and jalapeño recipe from "The Chew"!

Who doesn’t love a good spaghetti recipe, especially when it has farm fresh vegetables and BACON! Yesterday on “The Chew” chef Michael Symon shared his recipe for spaghetti with corn, bacon and jalapeños! Doesn’t that sound amazing? I love to eat fresh corn, scrumptious bacon and jalapeños any and every chance I can get, so this recipe […]

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Recipe: Learn To Make “The Chew” Chef Michael Symon’s Roasted Tomato Crostini

By   /  September 15, 2014  /  Food and Drink, Life, Lifestyle  /  No Comments

  On the hunt for a perfect last minute meatless Monday dish or perhaps a delicious vegetarian appetizer for your next soiree? If so, you’re in luck! Today on “The Chew” chef Michael Symon prepared a scrumptious easy-to-make roasted tomato crostini recipe using fresh tomatoes from the garden or farmers market in just 30 minutes […]

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Fall Home Decor Must Haves at Pottery Barn’s 20% Off Fall Home Decorating Event

By   /  September 14, 2014  /  Home, Home & Garden, Life, Lifestyle  /  No Comments

FILIGREE PUNCHED CERAMIC PUMPKINS

It might have been 100 degrees today, but I’m eager to beat the heat and start decorating for fall! Nothing says fall quite like pumpkins, cozy candles and rustic decor, and if you’re looking to update your home this season with fun fall decorations, you must check out Pottery Barn’s Fall Decorating Event where you […]

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Recipe: Learn To Make “The Chew” Chef Michael Symon and Michael Strahan’s Tomato & Ricotta Tart

By   /  September 12, 2014  /  Food and Drink, Life, Lifestyle, Recipe, Sports  /  No Comments

Summer is my favorite season and not just because I enjoy warm weather and daylight savings time, my love for summer has more to do with juicy fresh homegrown tomatoes! On the Friday, September 12th episode of “The Chew” the co-hosts were joined by NFL Hall of Famer and “Kelly & Michael co-host Michael Strahan […]

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Recipe: Learn To Make “The Chew’s” Clinton Kelly’s Bacon, Egg and Cheese Boats

By   /  September 12, 2014  /  Food and Drink, Life, Lifestyle, Recipe  /  No Comments

It may unofficially be fall, but the weather is still gorgeous and perfect for throwing a fabulous outdoor brunch (or one inside with the air conditioner on!). If you’re in search of a delicious recipe for brunch with your besties this weekend, you’re in luck! Today on “The Chew” co-host Clinton Kelly shared his amazing bacon, egg and […]

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DIY: How To Make Marquee Lights with Mason Jars and Other Fun Crafts With

By   /  September 12, 2014  /  Do It Yourself, Home, Home & Garden, Life, Lifestyle  /  No Comments

      We love mason jars around here! My mom and I use them all the time on our flower farm, and I’ve actually gotten pretty good at spray painting different designs on them. They’re quick and easy for flowers, for entertaining guests and various seasonal displays, especially for fall! But who knew you […]

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Recipe: Learn How To Make “The Chew” Chef Michael Symon’s Homemade Heath Happy Bars!

By   /  September 11, 2014  /  Food and Drink, Life, Lifestyle, Recipe  /  No Comments

Who doesn’t love a heath bar? I’m craving the toffee and milk chocolate goodness as I type! If you love heath bars as much as I do, or just chocolate in general, you’re in luck! Today on “The Chew” chef Michael Symon shared his recipe for happy bars, which are his take on the heath bar. […]

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Recipe: Learn How To Make Jacque Torres No Flour Walnut Chocolate Chip Cookies As Seen On The Chew

By   /  September 11, 2014  /  Food and Drink, Life, Lifestyle, Recipe  /  No Comments

Who doesn’t love chocolate chip cookies, especially with walnuts! Today on “The Chew” renowned chocolatier Jacque Torres joined the show’s co-hosts Carla Hall and Mario Batali to share the best chocolate chip cookies in the world, his walnut chocolate chip cookies. Believe it or not but there’s no butter, oil or flour in these cookies! […]

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Enter To Win Your Dream Kitchen Via American Home Shield’s Summer of Giveaways Sweepstakes

By   /  September 11, 2014  /  Home, Home & Garden, Life, Lifestyle, Reviews/Giveaways  /  No Comments

    The kitchen is one of the happiest places in a home. It’s where memories are made and where family traditions take place. One of my favorite family traditions growing up was making tamales with my mom and grandma during the holidays. The kitchen was where my grandma was happiest and where I learned about my […]

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Recipe: Learn To Make “The Chew” Chef Michael Symon’s Puffy Tacos

By   /  September 10, 2014  /  Food and Drink, Life, Lifestyle, Recipe  /  No Comments

Growing up with a Mexican mom and grandma, I was treated to the best Mexican food on the planet. Unfortunately my grandmother can no longer cook, but she taught my mom her cooking skills which include her amazing puffy taco recipe. I’ve always loved them stuffed with chicken, potatoes, lettuce and pico de gallo (covered […]

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Recipe: Learn To Make “The Chew” Lunch Tank Winner’s Honey Mustard Chicken Salad

By   /  September 10, 2014  /  Food and Drink, Life, Lifestyle, Recipe  /  No Comments

On the hunt for a new quick and easy chicken salad recipe that takes less than 30 minutes to make? If so, you won’t want to miss the delicious honey mustard chicken salad recipe, Lunch Tank winner Christine Taylor taught chef Mario Batali how to make on “The Chew” today. Not only is her honey mustard chicken salad […]

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Home Decor Must Haves at Anthropologie’s Sale on Bedding, Throws & Decorating Doodads!

By   /  September 10, 2014  /  Home, Home & Garden, Life, Lifestyle, Sale, Shopping  /  No Comments

Mini Latte Bowls. Anthropologie

It’s no secret that I love a good sale, especially when it’s on Anthropologie’s amazing decor! I love their gorgeous bedding and decor must haves, and it’s a rarity when some of these great items are on sale. If you’ve been looking to update your home with gorgeous decor items you’ll use all year long, or […]

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Recipe: Learn To Make “The Chew” Chef Michael Symon’s White Wine Braised Chicken

By   /  September 9, 2014  /  Food and Drink, Life, Lifestyle, Recipe  /  No Comments

Did you have a chance to watch “The Chew” today? We were treated to guests Steve Harvey and Gladys Knight, chef Mario Batali’s grilled balsamic portobello mushrooms with soft polenta and chef Michael Symon’s white wine braised chicken. If you’re throwing a dinner party this weekend, you’ll be set with Mario’s portobello mushroom appetizer and […]

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Recipe: Learn How to Make “The Chew” Chef Mario Batali Grilled balsamic portobello mushrooms with soft polenta

By   /  September 9, 2014  /  Food and Drink, Life, Lifestyle, Recipe  /  No Comments

Chef Mario Batali is always cooking up something decadent on “The Chew”, and we couldn’t be happier! Yesterday we went crazy over his hazelnut fudge & sticky toffee brownie sundae recipe and today it’s all about his grilled balsamic portobello mushrooms with soft polenta. Doesn’t that sound delicious? Comedian Steve Harvey was a guest on today’s […]

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Recipe: Learn to Make “The Chew” Chef Mario Batali’s Decadent Hazelnut Fudge & Sticky Toffee Brownie Sundae!

By   /  September 9, 2014  /  Food and Drink, Life, Lifestyle, Recipe  /  No Comments

Chef Mario Batali demonstrates how to make his hazelnut fudge & sticky toffee brownie sundae on "The Chew" on Monday, September 8th!

“The Chew” kicked off its fourth season yesterday with new episodes, and like the rest of you who are addicted to my favorite cooking show on the planet, I couldn’t be happier! As someone who loves a delicious ice cream sundae for breakfast, lunch, dinner, snack time and dessert, I couldn’t be more excited to […]

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Recipe: Learn To Make “The Chew” Chef Michael Symon’s Barbecue Chicken Two Ways and Carla Hall’s Watermelon Lime Agua Fresca

By   /  September 8, 2014  /  Food and Drink, Life, Lifestyle, Recipe  /  No Comments

Happy first episode of season four to our friends at “The Chew”! It’s no secret that they’re one of the top cooking shows on network TV and they’re hysterical too. On Monday, September 8th chef Michael Symon dished up his barbecue chicken two ways recipe that you can make in the comfort of your own home. […]

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Create Your Dream Home Office with a New Desk or Chair During Pottery Barn’s Home Office Sale Event!

By   /  September 7, 2014  /  Home, Home & Garden, Life, Lifestyle  /  No Comments

Park Mirrored Desk. Pottery Barn

As someone who works from home, it can be difficult at times to separate your personal life from your professional life, but what helps me is having a designated home office just for working! It helps me to stay organized, and on top of the day’s task. If you’ve been dreaming of creating your dream home […]

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Recipe: Learn to Make “The Chew” Chef Mario Batali’s Swiss Chard Ricotta Pizza

By   /  September 5, 2014  /  Food and Drink, Life, Lifestyle, Recipe  /  No Comments

Having guests over this weekend and need the perfect dish? Today was Pizza Day on “The Chew” and our favorite chefs and co-hosts shared their favorite pizza recipes. Chef Mario Batali dished his delicious “Swiss Chard Ricotta Pizza“, and Daphne shared her scrumptious Swiss Chard Ricotta Dip with Grilled Pizza Dippers appetizer recipe as well. Chef […]

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Recipe: Make “The Chew” Chef Michael Symon’s Spinach & Feta Pizza Wheels

By   /  September 5, 2014  /  Food and Drink, Life, Lifestyle, Recipe  /  No Comments

If you love pizza, I hope you tuned into “The Chew” today as the episode was dedicated to my favorite food on the planet…that’s right, pizza! As someone who loves cold pizza for breakfast, lunch and dinner (and any chance I can get) I couldn’t be happier. On today’s show chef Michael Symon created Spinach […]

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Recipes: The Chew Chefs Mario Batali and Michael Symon Breakfast Battle – Chocolate Hazelnut Ricotta Crepes vs. Croque Madame Bread Pudding

By   /  September 4, 2014  /  Food and Drink, Life, Lifestyle, Recipe  /  No Comments

The Chew chef Mario Batali's Chocolate hazelnut ricotta crepes! Be sure to scroll down to watch the instructional videos below so you can make this for breakfast/brunch this weekend!

Did you have a chance to catch “The Chew” today? As someone who has never been fond of breakfast, I must admit I have finally changed my ways! Chefs Mario Batali and Michael Symon had a breafast battle to see whose decadent breakfast (croque Madame bread pudding vs. chocolate hazelnut ricotta crepes) was the best. I […]

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Recipe: Learn To Make Clinton Kelly’s Mystery Cocktail, As Seen On “The Chew”!

By   /  September 4, 2014  /  Food and Drink, Life, Lifestyle, Recipe  /  No Comments

It might be the first unofficial week of fall, but it’s still summer in my neck of the woods! The weather is warm, the nights are just starting to cool down a bit, and I’m loving spending time on the back patio. And what better way to relax on the back patio with friends this […]

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